Why I chose Charity Water

As you may know, this year I’m pledging my birthday for a charity fundraiser. The campaign is already underway, and you can participate here. As I try to raise awareness about the campaign and collect donations from my friends and family, I was asked “Why did you choose this organisation, spe…

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#Tibz24 - Saving lives for my 24th birthday!

For the past 2 years, I’ve decided to celebrate my birthday in a different way. I’ve been lucky enough to be born and raised in this western world. I haven’t been in a position where I’ve my life has been in danger and I’ve never lacked basic resources to live. When it comes to material comfort, there’s n…

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Music Monday: D’Angelo - “Black Messiah”

In case you hadn’t had the time to listen to it: D’Angelo’s “Black Messiah” is the best album I’ve heard in the whole of 2014! There are such good vibes and so much soul coming out of this album! I have to confess that I had never listened to D’Angelo before (keep in mind that his previous album was released …

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[Music] Shook - Spectrum (Album Stream)

It’s the end of the year, you’re working hard to wrap up these projects. Or maybe you’re already on holidays. Whether you need some relaxing tunes to stay focused on these last few days before a well-deserved Christmas break, or you’re looking for some funky tunes to enjoy some time with your family,…

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Serial and the blurred lines between entertainment and journalism

Honestly though, even typing that makes me feel weird. It's hard to remember it's all true. Serial plays out like a television crime drama — and entertains like one — but it's not. It's a news story. Stephen at 512Pixels is making some very interesting points about the podcast everyone has been tal…

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Betabeat, Y U MAD at Snapchat tho?

But this week, you guys decided to run a Snapchat Story for of Art Basel, one of the world’s top international art festivals. While Art Basel is definitely a bacchanalia of celebrity shenanigans, the truth is that your core #teen demographic doesn’t give a shit about contemporary art. I’m not quite…

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